[rescue] New G3

Zach Lowry zach at zachlowry.net
Wed Apr 21 07:56:48 CDT 2004


I have mailed you 2 times in the past month and have not received a 
response. I am interested in parts of your IBM 530H to fix my 530H. 
Please at least tell me that you want me to go away, so that I know 
you're getting my e-mails. :)


On Apr 20, 2004, at 11:01 PM, Eric Webb wrote:

> I just picked up a G3/300with only 128MB (I understand that Macs are
> RAM-hungry) that seems to boot just fine with the OS 9.2 install 
> that's on it
> now.  I don't have an ADB keyboard/mouse, and I see no USB ports on 
> this guy,
> so all I can do is watch it boot.  I guess I'll have to browse the 
> 'bay or
> stop by CompUSA to find one.
> Are there any ADB-to-PS2 adapters out there?
> Can someone explain the G3/G4/G5 thing to me?  Are these PowerPCs, or
> Apple-specific derivatives thereof?  How do they compare to the 604e's 
> and
> the newer Power chips from IBM that I'm familiar with?
> Oh, and why doesn't this thing greet me with the famous Mac startup 
> chimes?
> -E.
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